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Report for 10/14/05
Motley Injury
Press Release reports: Tommy Lee suffered minor burns on his arms and face while suspended 30 feet above the stage during a pyrotechnic explosion at a Motley Crue concert in Casper, WY on Wednesday, October 12. He was treated as an outpatient at a local hospital and is expected to fully recover. 

Motley Crue singer Vince Neil said, "He didn't look good while the paramedics were treating him backstage so we chose to err on the side of caution and send him to the hospital."

No shows will be cancelled.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Coke Boy
BBC reports: Thirteen bags of cocaine were allegedly found in Boy George's New York home when he was arrested, papers released by Manhattan's district attorney show. 

The singer was charged with possession of drugs on Friday and faces up to 15 years in prison if found guilty. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Strokes Controversy
FMQB reports: The Strokes' new single from First Impressions Of Earth, "Juicebox," has already begun invading the radio airwaves, and the band will shoot the video this weekend. However, they are being very tight-lipped about the concept. Frontman Julian Casablancas told MTV.com, "We're doing a live performance at a radio station [in the video], which will be broadcast all across New York. There might be full-frontal nudity. MTV will not play this video because it's so controversial, [but] it will be groundbreaking."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Haunted Radiohead
Day in Rock reports: Radiohead's Thom Yorke took to the his blog again this week to announce a new song. Thom writes:

in a house that may be or maybe not haunted 
back into work again after very quick break contending with the usual winter illnesses and fevers. 
-which are still messing with things.
jonnys stepping over guitar leads and pedals and laptop as we 
demo 
yet another new tune added to the blackboard called Rubbernecks. 
at the moment its a demo. when is a demo not a demo? when its in time. whats in time?

HEY!
KEEP AWAY!
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Filthy Interview
antiMusic reports: For this week's MorleyView antiMusic's Morley Seaver speaks with Cradle of Filth's Dave Pybus about the band's future and his brand new label SixSixSix Records as well as other topics. In this excerpt Dave talks about the next CoF album: antiMusic: Can you give us a sneak peek at the songs for the new record? Any titles yet and does the material continue in the same vein as the stellar Nymphetamine? 

Dave Pybus: It's a progression from Nymphetamine in regards to catchy songs with some hooks and lots of good ideas. We have most of the material written now... near on 15-16 tracks... with a few more still to be completed with arrangements. We are also trying out a few new ideas. All good. 

Click the full story link to read the full MorleyView and learn more about the CD and SixSixSix Records!- Click Here for the Full Story 

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MTV = Madonna TV
E! reports: Madonna announced via press release that she had struck a landmark deal with MTV Networks to promote her upcoming album, Confessions on a Dancefloor, due Nov. 15. 

"We've pulled out all the stops for Madonna's new release, offering fans exclusive content on handsets, the Internet, on broadband as well as multiple TV shows," Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks Music/Logo Group, says in a statement. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Flaming Xmas Film
Reuters reports: The Flaming Lips have completed shooting on their feature film "Christmas on Mars," which has been in the works for several years. Over the course of the next few months, Coyne will begin offering teaser clips on the Internet to gauge fan response. He is hoping that "Christmas on Mars" would be ready for consumption by the end of next summer[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Norah Wyclef Colab
AP reports: Norah Jones and Wyclef Jean have recorded a ballad to raise funds for hurricane aid. "Any Other Day" will only be offered digitally through MSN Music. 

It will be available for download starting Friday for 99 cents; all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross and Americares for Gulf Coast Hurricane Relief, according to a statement released Thursday.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Simple Life Killed
hecklerspray reports: Paris Hilton just can't stay out of the headlines at the moment.

Her personal life recently took a knock as she split up with her fiance Paris Latsis, only to get called a "hooker" by his friends, and now her professional life is starting to suffer as well. Her TV show The Simple Life has just been cancelled by Fox.[Now she can work on that debut CD! see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Clapton Memoirs
Gigwise reports: Cream legend Eric Clapton is set to write his biography and will release it sometime in 2007.

The book will be written in collaboration with Christopher Simon Sykes, a close friend since 1967. The as yet untitled book will coincide with a North American tour plus a Warner Brothers release of a complete retrospective box set of Clapton's material.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rammstein Surprises
Gigwise reports: German rockers Rammstein have shocked fans by admitting they're listening to Coldplay and are teaming up with Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri on their new album. 

The long-player, ‘Rosenrot', hits the shelves on October 28 and also features a Mexican Mariachi band.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Fiddy Vibe
Ananova reports: 50 Cent has picked up four nominations for this year's Vibe Awards.

The nominations included the newly created category for Best Rapper, where he will be up against Ludacris, Kanye West and his own protege The Game.

However, Ciara is the success story of this year's awards - she has scored five nominations, including Artist Of The Year and the Coolest Collabo category, for her guest spots alongside Ludacris and Bow Wow.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Santana Club Gig
liveDaily reports: Carlos Santana's long-delayed new album, "All That I Am," is finally due to reach stores Nov. 1, and the legendary guitarist and bandleader will celebrate its release that day with a rare club performance in New York City. Santana and his eponymous band--who typically tour the arena and amphitheater circuits--are scheduled to perform an early show at the Hammerstein Ballroom, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., according to promoters. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Look What I Did Tour
Punk Music reports: Look What I Did are heading out in support of their Combat Records' release Minuteman For The Moment, which hit stores last Tuesday. The band will meet up with Hopeless Records' Kaddisfly October 31 – November 11 , and after that they will be doing a month with Mediaskare's Contra beginning November 17.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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PriestFest 06?
Blabbermouth reports: In a recent interview with Lynn Saxberg of The Ottawa Citizen, JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing revealed that they're considering putting together a multi-act metal package to tour North America next summer, but they also want to make another album.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Blindside Recovery
Blabbermouth reports: Sweden's BLINDSIDE have issued the following update on their recent and upcoming activities: "This tour has been one of the more interesting of our career. Six shows into the tour, Tomas [bass] fell of a skateboard and fractured his skull. This was very serious injury and Tomas has been in and out of hospital several times in the last few weeks. We are glad to report that is now seems very likely he will make a full recovery and while he has not picked up a bass yet we expect to have him back on stage very soon. It was the first time in our history an injury has made it necessary for us to use another player. Will from APHASIA has done a great job filling in and the TRAPT fans have made us feel very welcome. [see full story for A LOT more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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